Shopping for a GPO

Lee, Jaimy
August 2011
Modern Healthcare;8/29/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 35, p27
Trade Publication
The article discusses group purchasing organization (GPO) and its role in the reduction of operating costs of hospitals and health systems. Interviews with healthcare organizations in the U.S. revealed the factors that influenced the decision to choose a GPO including data analytics tools, flexible purchasing models to benefit physicians and nurses, and price. Meanwhile, HealthTrust Purchasing Group helped Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital save 2.2 million U.S. dollars in 2010.


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